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District Lodge 15 Scholarship Program 2021 NEW: Due Date Extended

One of the most important as well as pleasant annual tasks for our District Lodge Executive Board is to give out scholarship money to qualified applicants within the district. Local lodges, individual members, and organizations make the awards possible by generously donating funds for the awards.

The District Executive Board is pleased to offer one or more awards of each of the following scholarships:

  • The Andrew Wendell Scholarship for Sjölunden Language Camp
  • The Bertha Kalm Scholarship for Swedish Island Language Camp
  • The Ellen Bergstone Scholarship for Elderhostel & Cultural Programs
  • The Raymond Sandberg/Svea Karlsson Scholarship for Undergraduate Studies
  • The Raymond Sandberg/Bertha Kalm Scholarship for Graduate Studies
  • The Raymond Johnson Scholarship for Medical Studies
  • The Carl G. Lindquist Scholarship for Vocational Studies

If you are 14 years of age or more and meet the requirements, we encourage you to apply. You could be one of the winners of a valuable scholarship in 2021! Applications are available below and the deadline for all scholarships will be extended to January 22, 2021.

The documents are now available!

Email Kin Lindgren at
Alternate contact: Kathryn Martin, (1760) 567-4296

2021 Scholarships Awarded:

Congratulations young scholars on your scholarship awards from
the District Lodge Pacific SW No. 15 and from the Grand Lodge.
We wish you the best!

The District awarded $41.350 in scholarships.

Lodge Award
Noah Bennett 426-Evening Star $3,000
Emma Chiarelli 616-Golden Valley $2,000
Wenche Eklund 616-Golden Valley $1,500
Maidie Karling 616-Golden Valley $1,500
Linda Kosvic 682-Desert Viking $1,500
Sophia Lent 247-Skandia $3,000
Willem Lent 247-Skandia $3,000
Emmaline Mauritson 247-Skandia $3,350
Jon Erik Moyles 719-Glenn T Seaborg $3,000
Jon Erik Moyles 719-Glenn T Seaborg $3,500
Linda Moyles 719-Glenn T Seaborg $3,500
Carolina Pall 445-Mayflower $3,500
Jillian Risigari-Gai Lopez 247-Skandia $4,000
Flower Vandervelde-Person 685-Oak Leaf $2,000
Marilyn Vik 682-Desert Viking $1,500
Mary Wright 682-Desert Viking $1,500

Emma Chiarelli 616-Golden Valley $1,500
Flower Vandervelde-Person 685-Oak Leaf $1,500

We congratulate the graduates 2021 and that includes those graduating from High School. We wish the best for the future of these scholars and look forward to hearing about their future. Most of the scholars have received awards from the District, Grand Lodge, and in some cases the Vasa Park Association, as well as their own Local Lodges. We thank these organizations and to our benefactors for supporting the scholars.

2021 Grads
426-Evening Star – Kaelin Den Hartog
445-Mayflower – Alexander Scott
616-Golden Valley – Lars Heinstedt
682-Desert Viking – Keely MaMacken

2020 Grads
426-Evening Star – Edwin “Eddie” Bennett – DDS

Archives of Awarded Scholarships